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A 4 m radius and 8 m height water storage tank is to be constructed close to your residence. Complete the tasks below related to this planned construction.

Task A:

(i) Determine the factor of safety against a bearing capacity failure of the soil.

(ii) Plot the ground stress distribution beneath the foundation of the tank by calculating the stress increase using two different empirical methods.

(iii) Calculate immediate settlement beneath the foundation of the tank.

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